Encinitas, CA
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Encinitas, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Encinitas has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Encinitas is 1 in 68. How does Encinitas fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Encinitas's crime rate is lower than approximately 70% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Encinitas has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Encinitas is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Encinitas does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Encinitas.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Encinitas's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Encinitas is one in 547.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Encinitas; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Encinitas Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Encinitas Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

115

808

923

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.83

12.84

14.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Encinitas 1.83
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 547

in Encinitas

1 in 224

in California

Encinitas VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,904
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 21 78
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.33 1.24

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Encinitas 12.84
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 78

in Encinitas

1 in 42

in California

Encinitas Property CRIMES

Population: 62,904
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 146 577 85
Rate per 1,000 2.32 9.17 1.35

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Encinitas Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Encinitas 47
California 85